Savory Portobello Burger

In caveman days, I think I actually would have done pretty well.  While my un-evolved cohorts were off worrying about getting stampeded by woolly mammoths in their quest for a meaty entree, I would have stayed at home feasting on berries and ...


The Acai-tini

Luckily, my days of high-sugar fluorescent-colored drinks are long over — not a good time, let me tell you. No wait, scratch that; a GREAT time . . . but unfortunately the next day didn’t seem to always agree with that sentiment.



Cheesy Broccoli Bowl

Broccoli with cheese sauce gets a fresh, flavorful and nutritious update when Julie turns this classic dish into a dairy-free, cholesterol-free and gluten-free dinnertime hit.

Cheesy Broccoli Bowl 

I grew up on broccoli with cheese – my mother made it once ...


Fresh Fettucini Puttanesca

Oh, my poor parents. I say this for many reasons, but in this case it is with respect to my impassioned culinary endeavors I pursued as a kid.

Growing up, each weekend the process was the same: first I would scour my ...


Love Berries

Some things are like an instant smile machine. Take, for example, the shirtless man I saw yesterday by the beach: rocking out with a hula-hoop (while on rollerblades!) to a boombox blasting Lady Gaga’s “Pokerface”. . . oh, and who also happened ...


6 Tips for Fresher Greens

Get a little over-ambitious at the produce bin again? Use these simple tricks to extend the fridge life of your green treasure.

As much as life is powerfully glorious, amazing, stunning, precious, wonderful . . . there’s definitely no shortage of what ...


Freshly Minted

I recently replanted my annual herb pot with an ambitious variety of green edibles. The future was bright: fresh, pungent, natural flavorings happily flourishing outside my back door, romantically waiting for their next role in an illustrious whim of kitchen-oriented inspiration.

At ...


Cheating With Chocolate

You know what I like? Chocolate. A lot. And you know what I think? I think chances are you probably like chocolate a lot too.

So now that we’re in agreement, do yourself a favor and try this ridiculously easy recipe for ...